Tuesday, 31 July 2012
O'Leary Walker Adelaide Hills Sauvignon Blanc 2012
A mere 100mL and a quick swirl of the glass produced a bouquet which left me mesmerised.
The aromas presented here where like that of a UFC fighter released from his shackles and giving a quick jab to the nose. But as I stood there dazed I couldn't help but go back for more.
Only released recently on 1 July, cut grass, morning dew, passionfruit, gooseberry all throw out a welcome mat. And just as you think you are left at the door, they reappear on the palate all fused together perfectly.
Clean, fresh, lively, the passionfruit flavours take the prize for me. A most enjoyable drop and very well priced, here is further proof of two things - Australians make brilliant Sauvignon Blanc and the Adelaide Hills produce this country's best of that variety.
Who: O'Leary Walker http://www.olearywalkerwines.com/
What: Sauvignon Blanc (12% alc)
Where: Adelaide Hills
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